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Illinois Fighting Illini Host the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in Week 4 NCAA Football Betting Odds Action

Memorial Stadium features a battle between the host Illinois Fighting Illini and the visiting Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders in college football betting action Saturday.

Opening Odds & Computer Pick

Betting fans looking to side with the Illinois Fighting Illini in this one found them as -7-point favorites at Bovada. The over under number was slated to open a short time later.

Prediction-scoring formulas run on this game pick a potential 25-23 result in favor of the Blue Raiders. View the computer score prediction and who will win the pick on the moneyline for all upcoming NCAAF matchups here.

Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders vs Illinois Fighting Illini Matchup

Team Betting Records & Power Rankings

The Illinois Fighting Illini are 2-1 so far on the season, and 2-1 ATS vs the point spread. The Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders, meanwhile, are 2-1 and 3-0 ATS. Those over under betting have seen Illinois go 1-2 and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders go 2-1 on the totals. Stay Informed: follow us on Twitter for odds specials, betting line moves and Illinois vs Middle Tennessee injuries news.

The OddsShark Power Rankings have the Illinois Fighting Illini at No. 86 and the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders at No. 66 heading into this contest.

Statistical Matchup

Offensively, the game matches up the Illinois Fighting Illini No. 36-ranked offense (36.67 PPG) against a Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders defense that ranks No. 55 at 21.67 PPG. The Illinois Fighting Illini passing attack has averaged 244.33 yards per game, more than the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders give up through the air (228.33 YPG on average).

Defensively, the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders feature the league's No. 82-rated road run defense, allowing 220 yards per game. Illinois, meanwhile, ranks No. 107 in rushing offense at home.

Recent Outings Betting Recap

Middle Tennessee cruised to victory in its last outing, as they ran up a 73-14 score against Charlotte at Floyd Stadium.

In their last game, Illinois got a 129-yard performance from Elijah Hood, but North Carolina prevailed 48-14.

Betting Trends
  • The total has gone OVER in 4 of Middle Tennessee's last 6 games
  • Middle Tennessee is 3-9 ATS in its last 12 games on the road
  • Middle Tennessee is 1-7 SU in its last 8 games on the road
  • Illinois is 4-2 ATS in its last 6 games
  • Illinois is 4-2 SU in its last 6 games
  • The total has gone UNDER in 5 of Illinois's last 7 games
  • Illinois is 4-1 ATS in its last 5 games at home

Next Betting Matchups

Middle Tennessee home to Vanderbilt, Saturday, October 3rd
Illinois home to Nebraska, Saturday, October 3rd